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Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
against number one alabama back in november. >>> finally, santa's elves may have competition in japan. penguins at an aquarium have taken on the role of santa's little helpers. in the evening they have the special task of switching on the christmas lights, but before you get excited, by day, all they do is lounge around and do little to nothing so basically it's sort of their civic duty to do the whole lights thing. that is the news. back to erica and willie. >> you say about time. >> you're cute, we love you, put you on tv every other day the least you can do -- >> a little something. >> come on. >> what's with the santa getup? the costumes worked well for them. >> black and white and red all over. >> we are on fire this morning. thanks. >>> dylan is here with a check of the weather. >> we are talking about a good deal of snow in portions of minnesota, back through the dakotas as >>> the only thing falling out of the sky is liquid, raindrops, mist and drizzle. the bulk of the rain across parts of suburban and northern maryland but more rain down across the southern parts of the shena
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
violence. >>> japan has a new prime minister this morning. voted in today and immediately began installing a new cabinet. ending three years of liberal administration. a conservative known for supporting big business, he also serves as prime minister in 2006 and 2007. >>> the announcement of the new prime minister drove japanese stock up this morning. amanda drury is live at the new york stock exchange with a look at the u.s. markets. good morning. >> good morning to you, savan h savannah. front and center for the markets and any hint of a deal definitely will bring out the buyers. as the home price data is important today. home prices are on the rise, lower inventory. holiday shopping, all the bargains to be had. we're watching stocks of retailers that are definitely hoping for a flurry of buyers that are hoping to get those post holiday buyers. >>> newtown, connecticut, police department, the entire force got the day off. cops from surrounding towns volunteered to cover their shift. newtown police have been working nonstop since 26 people, including 20 children, were killed ov
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 2:05am EST
like that christmas is coming. >> that's kind of cute. now, in japan the traditional christmas dinner is not sushi. you will not believe. >> yeah, they love in japan kentucky fried chicken. in fact, it's so popular you need a reservation to eat at kfc on christmas. it's one of those things that when you don't have it you crave it and it becomes such a big -- it's such a big hit. >> this one we're going to try here today. in the czech republic on christmas eve unmarried women practice a traditional fortune-telling method to predict their relationship status for the upcoming year. you stand with your back -- try it, hoda woman. let's do that one. >> i'll do it. >> you stand with your back what? >> facing the door. >> that door? >> and then what do you do? >> don't kill anthony. you toss one of your shoes over your shoulder. watch the lights. >> does this work if you're divorced too? what happens? >> if it lands with the toe facing the door you're going to get married within the year. >> be careful back here. is someone behind me? >> yes. anthony. anthony, careful. >> toward this way. >>
NBC
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
of congresswoman giffords. >> the defining moment -- >> disaster in japan. an extraordinary new look at the moment of the crisis. >> allows us to cover the story with more dimensions. we spend time talking to people. i think that's really powerful component of the show. >> the wind has been gusting here 30, 40, 50 miles per hour all day. we're in south central iraq now. >> david of the complete package. super smart, super handsome, really fun. tremendous ability. loved journalism and just loved to be able to jump into a story. >> we have taken this job of "weekend today," but my true passion and true love is still reporting. and he was able it combine the two of them. >> the image that comes to my mind and probably everyone else's is david on the tank. t going through the desert. >> i would be remiss if i let you go without passing along to all the good wishes from your colleagues here at "weekend today." i add my voice. see you soon. please stay safe. >> reporter: thanks, i look forward to getting home. >> bye. >> i got a call the night that david died. i didn't know what was going
NBC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
boys home. >> the unconditional surrender of japan. >> over the intercom came the words, war ends. we could go home. and people went wild. >> all the hugging and the kissing and that and the dancing in the streets because the war was over. >> when the ticker tape had he celebrated and it died down, the women were told to go home. they were simply no longer needed. you didn't know at the time what you had done for women. >> that's right. >> in fact, many of you didn't even talk about what you had done? >> no, we didn't think about it. >> why wouldn't you talk about it? >> we just thought it was a job we done, and that was it. >> though the rosies are in their late 80s or 90s, some of their children are beginning to learn what their mothers have done. >> the only regret i had is not realizing the impact sooner. i'm really thankful that i've been able to talk and learn more about it and to be able it to thank her. >> i'm going to tell my daughter that her great-grandmother helped to end a war. she helped to make a country whole again. opened the door for her to be able to do whatever she
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am EST
tie up samsung in courts around the world. >>> a man in japan is the oldest man in the world. he's 115 years old. that's the third oldest age recorded. he lives with his family in keogh toe and attributes his longevity to sunlight and his efforts to keep his mind sharp. he was born in 1897. sunlight, i'm sure it's in moderation. can't get too much sunlight. >> positive visuals. >> keeping your mind sharp is definitely key. >> absolutely. a new gender neutral easy-bake oven will hit the -- an eighth grader from new jersey started an online petition that called out hasbro for only marketing the oven to girls. she was prompted to start the petition after shopping for the toy for her 4-year-old brother. they've invited mckenna and her brother to see a prototype of a enough new oven. >> why are women in the kitchen and guys working. that's basically what hasbro is saying. really, this company that i've grown to love so much would resort to conforming to societal gender roles. like i don't see why. >> hasbro will start marketing a new blue and silver oven for boys or girls by next summer
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
samsung in courts around the world for as long as possible. >>> a man in japan is now the oldest person in the world. he's 115 years old. that is the third oldest age for a man ever recorded. he lives with his family there. he attributes his longevity to sunlight and his efforts to keep his mind sharp. he was born in 1897. >> i looks good too. >>> he does. we're following several breaking stories this morning. an apartment complex evacuated. we'll tell you what brought the swat team to that neighborhood in maryland. >>> nbc revealed correspondent richard engel is safe after being kidnapped in syria. the
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
from japan just ahead. good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan. december's off to an up and down start. we had warm temperatures earlier. now things cooled down. now we're heading back up. temperatures are warming up this morning. it looks like we're going to get even a bigger warmup for the weekend. big, big change coming your way for our saturday. today we're going to be stuck with the cloudiness and chilliness. not quite as cold as yesterday. yesterday we topped out in the mid-40s. today we're going to get upper 40s and low 50s. a little bit milder today. you're really going to notice the change on your saturday. temperatures tomorrow afternoon. low, perhaps even mid-60s, for a lucky few. it's a chilly and kind of a wet friday morning. temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s right now. as you get ready to send the kiddos on out to the bus stops, prepare them for a little light rain. temperatures mid and upper 30s. could be quite chilly indeed. northern frederick county, maryland, out towards frederick county, virginia. winchester and
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
that hit the northeast coast of japan. now a small tsunami about a meter high has also hit. when you take a look at this video, you can see the shaking. the tsunami warning is still going off. people are being urged to flee to higher ground. no reports of any damage or injuries. the power stations are open, but some airports are closed until the runways are inspected. this, you might remember, the same region that was hit by a massive quake back in march of 2011. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> today we could see the impact, the threat the fiscal cliff is having on our economy, even before the end of the year, the labor department will release its november jobs report this morning. many economists believe fewer than 100,000 new jobs were created this month. that may be because companies are waiting to hire more companies until after the financial crisis is resolved. superstorm sandy likely had an impact on the unemployment rate economisted expect the unemployment rate to remain at 7.9%. >>> president obama says this northern virginia couple is proof that lawmakers must
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
news. good morning, melissa. >> good morning. sirens are going off. a tsunami warning in japan. take a look at this video we just got into the newsroom. the 7.2 magnitude earthquake has hit off the northern coast. you can see that trafblling camera moving as that quake hits. it shook and swayed buildings for several minutes. residents being told to flee to higher ground right now. at this point, no reports of any damage or injuries. this was the same region that was hit by a massive quake and tsunami in march of 2011. in that quake and tsunami, 19,000 people were killed or went missing. we'll keep an eye on this for you. >>> news outlets are reporting that north korea may set off a long range rocket as early as monday. the country is reportedly fueling the rocket, but satellite images show that heavy snowfall may have slowed down preparations. north korea wants to launch what it calls a peaceful satellite sometime before december 22nd. the u.s. believes the rocket is a cover test for missile technology. >>> the ongoing unrest in egypt has president obama speaking out. the white house
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
with breaking news out of japan. a strong 7.3 earthquake has struck off the country's northeast coast beneath the sea bed. it shook buildings as far as tokyo and warnings were issued for miyagi prefecture. there's no risk for a widespread tsunami. we'll bring you the very latest. >>> elsewhere, all eyes are on cairo this morning as turmoil has once again overtaken egypt's capitol, this time in response to a political explosive power grab by the president, mohammed morsi. right now army tanks surround the presidential palace as thousands of protesters shout topple the regime, the same chant heard during the regime of hosni mubarak. in a tv show morsi said absolute powers he granted himself will expire with a vote on december 15th but that did little to silence his opponents who plan a million man march in cairo's tahrir square. >>> at a university in dublin hillary clinton called for dialogue to ease the unrest in egypt. >> we call on all the stakeholders in egypt to settle their differences through discussion and debate, not through violence. >> clinton also called on egypt's leaders
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
move several ships in the western pacific and the commander of american troops in japan says that the situation is very dangerous. north korea plans to launch the missile between december 10th and 22nd. a similar launch in april failed shortly after liftoff. >>> this could be a revealing day in court case of an army private accused of giving classified documents to the website wikileaks. quantico's brig commander is expected to testify today. yesterday a top correctional officer at the marine corps base said bradley manning was kept on suicide watch for a week. the officer said the brig commander did not follow a psychiatrist's recommendation to take manning off suicide watch. it is questioned if manning's case should be dismissed due to excessive punishment while he was con find. >>> the decision in a local courtroom that could change what you write online. >>> plus, the silver line changes being announced today, how it could affect your ride. >> also a major company wants to track your every move and you might actually like it. >>> plus, breaking news on the beltway this morning. a
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
relationship now in japan and this is not good. i have to say i think japan probably hasn't played this as well as it might have, but i think on the other hand it would be fair to say also that it serves china's purposes to have something happening outside his orders which can rally people at home. there's a lot of complex things going on in each of these reactions to foreign movements outside. >> which makes your job complicated. i wonder if you go back to the news last week with the north koreans surprisingly, given reports of their technical difficulties but the long-range missile tests seem to fully back or not. >> we have been communicating with the chinese about the need to dissuade north korea from launching a missile. although they say for satellite into outer space it's using the same technology that's important, that would be used to launch a nuclear warhead. this type of missile technology is expressly covered under u.n. security council resolutions, prohibiting such testing of missiles and the type of technology, supported by china even. the last time in spring when china tried
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
. panelists discuss the territorial disputes involving japan in the east china sea, cybersecurity and international diplomacy. this is an hour, ten minutes. >> welcome back, everybody. this session for miscalculation, china and the rise of confusion or confucianism. i'd like to hand over to steve clemens who's moderating this session. .. >> thank you all for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me, and i went online to find a chinese event that is being held right now looking at u.s. grand strategy, canada, japan and india. there are no canadian, japanese americans or canadians on china's panel. don't have any chinese with us today but we should have a lot of fun discussing that our national strategies but involving in the asian pacific region and with china but i want to acknowledge that that voice wasn't with us today. that might give us more room to run. because we don't have a chinese voice on face, some years ago going to china and than the equivalent of the policy planning director and i said finally i can ask china b
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
europe and japan on their backs to the u.s. dollar what as the international system currency did not make it a very vital it's not just fun to deal it's the settlement in world war ii and the superpower status in the international economy. the dominant party might be called regime party because they are able to use their political strength to carry forward the basic theme around which the political settlements were organized. jefferson's party looks to the blues and democracy expansion and the freedom and capitalism, fdr the themes of national regulation and internationalism and in this sense the united states has had a two-party system rather one-and-a-half party system assisting the regime party and the competitive forced to adapt is now on the position. the competitors in the 1840's that democrats after the civil war and the republicans in the postwar era won the national elections but only after accepting the legitimacy with the basic political fema established by the regime party. it's interesting to read the platforms and the democratic party in the 1840's because the assau
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
brand new of japan toward the sun -- brand new effort nor -- entrepreneur visa. these are things supplementing what the great work that our universities do. we still attract some of the best talent. let's keep them here. if folks want to choose to live out the american team, we want them to have that opportunity. it is in the best interest of all of us. >> it was a great summary. let's take a step back and put it in context. sometimes you're dealing with immigration and stem and visas and other specifics. it gets a little bit wonky. i think it is important to stick -- to take a step back and understand why it is so central to the future of our nation. i think it is worth remembering that the nation once was a startup. a bunch of pioneering people decided to come over here on boats and try to build a better world and find a better life. number two, it is also worth mentioning that we did not become the leading economy in the world by accident. it was the work of entrepreneurs creating companies and entire industries that really fuelled the american story and animated it to the poi
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
the invasion of japan without considering the atomic bomb. it was estimated that the land would cost 700,000 and 250,000 of our youngsters to be killed, and 500,000 of them to be maimed for life. >> as harry truman's grandson, somebody in the middle of this, i have to -- i choose to honor both, both the sacrifice and the sacrifice of the american servicemen fighting their way through the pacific, and of a little girl like sadako who died as a result of the bombing. unimaginable what that must have been like to be close to that, to the center where that fire ball originate the in the blast strongest. >> follow the journey sunday on c-span's 3 american history tv. the president's eldest ground son in washington to talk about meetings with bomb survivors and the inspare ration of the trip at 9 p.m. eastern. >> there's $750 billion of waste in health care annually. bruce brussard recently spoke to the city club of cleveland about health care, insurance, and medicare. this is an hour. >> good afternoon, welcome to the city club of cleveland. i'm president of the city club's burped of dire
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
to immigrate from japan at a time when there was strong and real prejudice that still existed in america, a man who came of age as the second war burst upon the scene, and that very prejudice against japanese-americans reached a kris -- cresnedo. as majority leaders eluded to, on the way to church with your grandfather, listening to the radio about the bombing that was taking place in pearl harbor, and at first as danny told the story, over several times, at least i heard it, he thought it was the wells kind of thing, and they drove, and looked on the hoer rye -- horizon and could see pearl harbor, the bombs bursting. he was then labeled an enemy alien. he was labeled an enemy alien as his family was. because of his japanese an ancestry, but he fought. he fought for the chance to fight for his country and had to fight for the chance to fight for his country, not just to prove that he was an american, but because he knew, he knew what was at stake, because it was the right thing to do. my mom, as i was telling my colleagues before we came out, used to have an expression. shedd say
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 10:30pm EST
closely aligned, australia, japan, colombia. there are other great democracy that do not be seen as part of the camps. while i would not expect those countries to necessarily sent troops to libya or something like that, i would expect a greater concern for democracy, human rights, especially in those regions, places like zimbabwe and burma. we have not seen them step up take a huge role diplomatically or anything else. is not as leaders of the democratic world, but more as leaders of the developing or emerging economies. that solidarity keeps them from the democratic values that we share. is there a way you can and treat those countries to play a greater role to see themselves more as a democratic power and sharing, and democratic values and making that a higher priority in your own foreign policy? >> the short answer would be yes. all those countries that you have listed, and more, certainly in terms of their economic capacity, compared to some of the smaller democracies, particularly some in the americas that have a long history of embracing democratic values, but they would not h
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm EST
and freddie-like but still has a government backdrop. japan, australia, rbs is part of their markets. that gets you back to where the u.s. is now. you have an outstanding mortgage stock in the united states. some of this data is a little bit dated from 2012. but it gives you some snapshots about where the delinquencies are. something like a quarter have an underwater nature to the mortgage. there are still some challenges outstanding in the markets. where is the credit going to come back into the system outside of the fanny-freddie model? there are lots of calls. you hear from jeb hensarling. fannie and freddie and the fha have to be drawn back in some way. how do you do that? this provides at least some of the basic high points of where is it that the private capital is going to come from. if you have a pension fund, you put that money into the u.s. housing stock market. do you lend that to borrower? do you want to loan money to people at 4% to buy a house? the government may be doing that. the private markets say they will put the money somewhere else. kind of japanese product. the
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 10:30pm EST
freddie like, but it has a government backdrop. japan, australia, each of these will show you a little bit that rbs was part of their securitization markets and where it was coming from. tickets to back to where is the united states now. if you want to go to a laboratory and think what is the optimization system, you cannot do that. you have some outstanding issues. delinquencies, defaults, some of the data is a kid from earlier in 2012. it gives you snapshots of for the delinquencies are, or something like one quarter of the residential properties have some sort of underwater nature to the mortgage. there are still some challenges outstanding in the market. the key is, where do you get new credits from? where will they come back into the system outside of the fannie and freddie model? you hear it from both sides of the political aisle. they agree, at fannie and freddie have to be drawn back somehow and some way. how you do that, that could be a decade-long question that we will continue to answer at a political level. this provides some about where is it this capital will come from. o
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00am EST
person gets anywhere between 13 to 17 years worth of education in japan, but the chance of them being able to retain a job. anytime you're ready to recommend there is no hurrying people unrealistically wasted the majority of life. is it fair? however, we have some people have schemes in place at the youth achievement award and inspiring the future already in place. a help young people develop leadership, teamwork and dedication skills, which are all highly for employers. it's her birthday to you at the annual campaign to self initiate initiatory dissolution? is it fair to be the focus on young people that affects all ages? is not the right time to be the campaign antiwar potential effect of campaign in the near future. that is for you to decide. [applause] >> jade, thank you indeed in thank you 12 contributors to that excellent debate. the time has come for us to move on to the theater for debate in the last double take days before break for lunch. the youth parliament will consider the third motion of the day relating to marriage for all as printed on the order paper. to the pr
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Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
them on an aircraft and ply them to japan. the last time i saw bratton they were putting him on the plearn. and he was very calm and most time i see that is when people are about to die. i said "goddamnit, bratton, hang in there." he said no i'm hanging in there. >> on page 18, this is the only place where you mention this gentleman's name. an a.p. reporter was there for the siege. you quoted hymn was this the first time you met this man? >> first time i met him. he was an unknown reporter at the time. he heard about a battle and heard that we were surrounded he came in and ended up in the camp. he got surrounded with the rest of us. so this night, we had a battalion commander who was badly wounded and we had to get him out of there or he was going to die. we convinced them to bring out one medevac ship in the dark and peter wanted to get out so we carry -- carried this guy out of the camp. we went out and the helicopter pilot called and said i can't see you. he had his light office and we had our lights off. he said about what forming a t with your flashlights. we formed a t and i
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
11. >> thank you. people living along the northeastern coast of japan are breathing ill easier. the earthquake struck offshore very close to the same place as last year's devastating earthquake. there have been no reports of serious damage but two people were reportedly occurrhurt. the last time there were this many patients visiting for the 2004.s in the center is expected to provide more details about the spread of the virus later today. a parade commemorating the anniversary of the bombing of pearl harbor. japanese bombers launched a surprise attack on the u.s. naval fleets. local survivors will commemorate the anniversary in new york. there will be a similar ceremony at the inner harbor in baltimore on the last surviving vessel afloat to witness the attack. >> fixed rate mortgages are on a bit of an uptick but they are still attracted to home buyers. the average rate rose to 3.34%. the 15-year rate also rose. it is helping to fuel a modest housing recovery. 58% of people plan to spend less on gifts than they did last year. people are finding the best deals on line. 64% are reall
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
other long distance transportation options. we need to catch up to germany, france and japan. just heard this morning that japan is celebrating their 50th anniversary of their bullet train. we cannot allow china to surpass us in our next generation of infrastructure. tourists from across the world will visit our high-spieled rail to marvel at our engineering and technological prowess. this is not just about transportation, but about changing the revitalization along the cities and routes. in conclusion, it's clear that i support the high-speed rail in california. the federal program will help make it possible. what we need now is vision, what we need now is leadership, what we need now is a belief that the people of california and this country want us to invest in this type of transportation option. thank you, mr. chairman. i yield back my time. >> thank you. i thank you both the members for joining us, and you're welcome now to join us be you'd like and stay for questions. we'll excuse you at this time as we bring secretary lahood up who's our next witness. our second panel, becau
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Dec 10, 2012 10:00am EST
japan new hours because of our system of higher education. the staff that we have our worldwide brands because of the innovations that they have made and that they continue to make. the role of investment and research. it plays a vital role to that. because of the innovation ecosystem. it is vital in the united states. it can be fragile if we make long-term decisions. we are having this discussion today. we are excited by this conversation. i will start the conversation with president drew faust of harvard. then we will have a panel, moderated by al hunt of bloomberg news. he has many years and many stories of washington appear that panel will be joined by susan molinari of google, glenn hutchins was made very smart decisions in technology and understands the role of technology companies in the global economy. jonathan marino has written extensively about the united states investment in science and what it has meant for us on a whole host of issues. we will sort of a conversation with drew faust. \ let me spend a minute talking about that. drew, i am particularly enthusiastic to
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Dec 12, 2012 7:30am EST
to improve relations with china and japan. with 100 inf missiles directed at them how has he going to do that? it was not in their interests to have 100 missiles out of europe and it was really in their interests. we now have access and have for some years to records of politburo discussions and let me go back to a couple words about president reagan. before he first met gorbachev, he rode out on the yellow pad several pages without prompting from anybody what he wanted to achieve at geneva in his first meeting. mcfarland handed this to me as we regretting it off of the plane to go to geneva saying this is what the president had on his mind. if he is wrong we will straighten him out. it was a very perceptive paper and among other things he pointed out that the biggest problems, one of these was lack of trust. that he had to find a way to begin to create trust. we are not going to solve anything else. he also added, if i don't achieve anything else, i must convince gorbachev that we don't want an arms race. if he wants one he is going to lose it. and number 3, whatever we achieve we
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
next plan for the invasion of japan without considering the atomic bomb. was estimated at it would cost 700,000 men, 250,000 of our youngsters -- 500,000 of them have been named for life. >> somebody in the middle of this, i have to honor both. the sacrifice of american service to fighting their way to the pacific and a little girl who died as a result of the atomic bomb. it is unimaginable what that must have been like to be close to that hypos center where the fireballer originated. >> follow clifton truman daniel on his journey to hiroshima on c-span3's american history tv, to discuss meetings of bomb survivors and the inspiration for his trip at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> retiring senators joe lieberman and john kyl discuss iran's nuclear program, syria's civil war and the israeli-palestinian conflict. senator lieberman chairs the homeland security committee and senator kyl chairs the terrorism subcommittee. from the foundation for the defense of democracy this is just under an hour. >> thank you so much. i will thank you more formally in a few minutes the we will start with a conve
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Dec 18, 2012 1:00am EST
born in japan, got his education here, paid his taxes, and could not be nationalized. when he married my mother, who was born in hawaii and a citizen, therefore, the moment she got married, she lost her citizenship because of a law that was passed. in 1924, a law was passed in the congress, approved by the president, that said, if a people is to be found on qualify for citizenship, their homeland will not qualify. this was the quarter legislation. in the case of japan, it was singled out. the one country in the world without immigration. if you use this as a background, one can understand why certain levels of animosity developed and existed prior to december 7. we, as young people, had no idea about what's going on. >> let's jump forward now. let's talk specifically about your experiences as a young man. 18 years old. >> i was 17. a senior in high school. i was well aware of the events and although our neighbors were very friendly and understanding, when the news of december 7 finally hit me, i realized what had happened. i concluded the end of the world was here. after all,
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Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
catastrophe in japan in the united states immediate need they want to say what is the president doing, what is he saying? with the policies? 30 years ago that would've been 11 of the questions, but it would be a central question. it's amazing what they can do. obama has more power than bush. >> yeah, i believe is your viewing of a better president than the inner workings of the white house than ever. why is that our fault? >> it is in part our fault and the messengers get better and better and more skillful than is the barrier often. god knows how much time i spend breaking down -- but cannot log jam in the white house, saying and doing this book, i've got the stories come it got these notes, it got these notes and stable answer questions. it's not something where they're standing on pennsylvania avenue same to the reporters, hold on, were dying to have you hold us accountable for what are doing. >> you do manage to break people down, but what the white house said were going to shut down. alexis, no menace. anyone who works at this will be fired if they work with woodward. but what sh
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
weather, rain in japan, hot and humid in singapore and snow at the great while. korea though, very nice. i better get going. thanks for tuning into whitehouse.gov. i'm signing off from alaska. let's go. >> the trip director on that one kenny thompson, he needed us to get on the plane. the plane was ready to leave and he was like i need one more tae, i need one more tae, we can do it on the plane. it was not quite enough. and with that tragedy had like two opened up to questions if anyone has any. i think you are all supposed to use this microphone so i will get that one. >> the did i understand that you said that once you films for the day, you could not add it? you had to use everything. >> no, no i can't decide if i want to keep something for the archives are not. every time the camera went on and off again all that has to go to the presidential library for the archives. anything that was released with go through a normal process like in a still photograph to the press shop in the white house white house and in the release but we are talking about hardships and stuff, after a lon
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:30am EST
sensible cash management, this it is in line h the approach of the bank of japan and the u.s. federal reserve. i welcome the verdict that this is more transparent than the previous approach. i want to make sure its impact on the figures is also completely transparent, so we have forecast the public balances with and without the impact of the apf decision. of mr. speaker, when we came to office, the deficit stood at 11.2%, the highest in our peacetime history. it was forecast to be the largest of any major economy 2349 world. in the last two years, the deficit has fallen by a quarter. today's figures show that with or without the apf coupons, the deficit is forecast to fall this year as well. and cash borrowing is forecast to fall too. last year the deficit was 7.9%. this year with the apf coupons it is forecast to be 6.9%, but that excludes the aspect of the royal mail pension access. it will fall to 5.2% the year after, 4.2 president in 2015-'16, before reaching 1.6% in 2017-'18. in 2009-'10 the country was borrowing 159 billion pounds. this year we are borrowing 108 billion
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am EST
from japan. at a time when there was strong and prejudices still in existence in america, a man who came of age as the secondary burst upon the scene, and that very prejudiced against japanese-americans reached a crescendo. december 7, 1942, as the majority leader alluded to, on the way to mass, or on the way to church with her grandfather listening to your radio about the bombing that was taking place in pearl harbor. first as danny told the story, over several times, he thought it was the most -- he and his father drove, he could see, could see pearl harbor, the bombs bursting. he was then labeled and any alien. he was labeled an enemy alien as his family was. because of his japanese ancest ancestry. but he thought for the chance to fight for his country. he had to fight for the chance to fight for his country. not just to prove that he was a loyal american but because, because he knew, he knew what was at stake because it was the right thing to do. my mom was always taught my colleagues be for we came out, used as an expression. she would say chile, you're defined by your courage
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
againstic missiles --ea ballistic missiles. rec meanwhile, japan, south korea and the united states recently activated their missile defense systems in response to north korea's long-range missile response. yet another reminderthat that te threat doesn't stand still. and in response to iran's longer-range ballistic missiles, nato has agreed to support the deployment of short, medium and long-rage ballistic missiles iranianth nuclear blackmail. so the benefits of defense are well appreciated, especially by those most directly affected or threatened. it's possible to hit a bullet with a bullet. a we've debunked the cold war argument that missile defenses contribute to a new arms race. in fact, since the united states withdrew from the abm treaty, we have reduced the number of deployed nuclear weapons from 6,000 to 15150 under -- 1550 under the new s.t.a.r.t. treatyn we must continue to demote theis notioning that u.s. vulnerability is a source of stability when, in fact, the most important constitutionalnsi and moral duty of any president is to protect the american people. we've made
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
speaking engagement in japan for $2 million. is that right? for some reason, that took me back. today it would just go off my back like nothing had happened. what is more natural? but at the time -- so. ♪ take all the money we need for school spend it on a weapon you can never use make the world an offer they cannot refuse open up the door and let the shark-men feed sell the ponderosa to the japanese slap leather go on, ron just about to go myself turn the world into a tv show it is the same game wherever you go one big advertisement for the status quo as if you knew how the story ends as if you are not sitting in a room alone and there was somebody real at the end of the telephone somebody real just about to dial your number ♪ ♪ get all worked up go back to war tie that yellow ribbon a side of fries big mac falafel stormin' norman i used to love a parade big mac falafel just about to go myself ♪ [applause] "big mac falafel" in the code for the oversimplification of the arab world and the tendency of american foreign policy at the time to think that you could fix and watch with a
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
sonoma county town of freestone gives new meaning to "bathing." in japan they had a tradition of drinking tea with enzymes and out that tradition stemmed the idea for the enzyme bath. so, we start out with the tea to provide some historical context. you sip tea and wander around the zen inspired garden. meanwhile bath attendent catherine stupar prepares your blanket of heat. it's henoki cedar, douglas fur and rice bran combined with enzymes that catalyze the fermentation of those fibers. first she rakes the mixture. when i'm digging in the bath it's really to open up the material and let a lot of oxygen flow in there and make sure the heat is evenly distributed. soon it's time to step up to the bath and prepare to get covered. it's feels somewhat like be buried in the sand. but it's not quite as heavy. if you can imagine a mixture of peet moss and sand -- it's very light, but warm. you don't feel weight on top of you. you feel just like there's no gravity. you feel like you're floating. as the fermentation progresses you can feel the benefits of the treatment. that creates a lot of heat a
NBC
Dec 19, 2012 7:00am PST
or existing buildings.we did the hiroshigui museum of art, in japan, we have work at the getty in los angeles, we have uh work, we just installed a very large installation for the bart station in san bruno. in 1997, gordon became the permanent artist in residence at artesa winery in carneros. there's a certain simpatico between the aesthetic that i carry, that is already here existing at the archi...with the architecture.all of the art on display at artesa from dramatic sculptures ...to mixed media wall hangings...w as created by gordon.i would love to be able to see my art thru other people's eyes, but it's just not possible.at any given time, gordon has a half dozen projects in the pipeline. he works with a creative team of designers and engineers who help him turn his rough sketches and way out ideas, into works of art.it's difficult to separate gordon from gordon's creativity. it's pretty much a, a jet pack that he wears all the time and it fires him through life it seems like, you know.when we visited the studio, gordon and his crew were preparing for a showing at a napa art
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